Is it Medical or Psychological? Understanding Somatoforms – When psychological issues masquerade as medical or physical problems.
This course covers the DSM-5 criteria for somatoform problems including Conversion, Pain and Briquette’s syndrome. In addition, we cover the basics of Illness Anxiety Disorders and the problems encountered for those who fake an illness for either internal or external gains. Finally, the best treatments are described for turning the problem around and taking back your life.